Be Open to Discovery
While each day we are one day older, does it necessarily mean we are different today from whom we were yesterday? I’d like to think once I entered adulthood that I would remain indifferent. But am I the same person I’ve always been?
Do you ever close your eyes and wonder who you are? Do you look at your life as being very fragile, very vulnerable? Do you think about how you might stumble a lot in life, and that you know the next fall is sure to come any day now? Do you think about all you have to carry with you everywhere you go? And how you have had to build bridges that you never wanted?
The months up to my diagnosis and the years that came after, I learned that every single day I get to make a decision. Who am I going to wake up and become? Am I going to succeed or am I going to fail the second time? Am I going to let my success define me or let my failures defeat me? Will I keep falling? Will my run go slowly? Will I ever stop…